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Section 9 - Exemption from realisation and repatriation in certain cases : Foreign Exchange Management Act 1999

 

 

What is Exemption from realisation and repatriation in certain cases? Section 9 of FEMA Act 1999

Section 9 of Foreign Exchange Management Act 1999 : "Exemption from realisation and repatriation in certain cases"

9. The provisions of sections 4 and 8 shall not apply to the following, namely:-

(a) possession of foreign currency or foreign coins by any person up to such limit as the Reserve Bank may specify;

(b) foreign currency account held or operated by such person or class of persons and the limit up to which the Reserve Bank may specify;

(c) foreign exchange acquired or received before the 8th day of July, 1947 or any income arising or accruing thereon which is held outside India by any person in pursuance of a general or special permission granted by the Reserve Bank;

 

(d) foreign exchange held by a person resident in India up to such limit as the Reserve Bank may specify, if such foreign exchange was acquired by way of gift or inheritance from a person referred to in clause (c), including any income arising therefrom;

(e) foreign exchange acquired from employment, business, trade, vocation, services, honorarium, gifts, inheritance or any other legitimate means up to such limit as the Reserve Bank may specify; and

(f) such other receipts in foreign exchange as the Reserve Bank may specify.

 

FEMA ACT 1999

Section 2 - Definitions

CHAPTER II
REGULATION AND MANAGEMENT OF FOREIGN EXCHANGE

Section 3 - Dealing in foreign exchange, etc

Section 4 - Holding of foreign exchange, etc

Section 5 - Current account transactions

Section 6 - Capital account transactions

 

 

Section 7 - Export of goods and services

Section 8 - Realisation and repatriation of foreign exchange

Section 9 - Exemption from realisation and repatriation in certain cases

CHAPTER III
AUTHORISED PERSON

Section 10 - Authorised person

 

 

Section 11 - Reserve Bank’s powers to issue directions to authorised person

Section 12 - Power of Reserve Bank to inspect authorised person

CHAPTER IV
CONTRAVENTION AND PENALTIES

Section 13 - Penalties

Section 14 - Enforcement of the orders of Adjudicating Authority

Section 15 - Power to compound contravention

 

 

Section 16 - Appointment of Adjudicating Authority

Section 17 - Appeal to Special Director (Appeals)

Section 18 - Establishment of Appellate Tribunal

Section 19 - Appeal to Appellate Tribunal

Section 20 - Composition of Appellate Tribunal

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